Always a nature lover tries to search for a place that has gigantic mountains and gorgeous waterfalls. So, today it is the best day for nature lovers as today we bring the fantasy land that is known as the land for nature lovers. Let’s have a look:
Places to visit in Tripura:
Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala
The palace was constructed between 1899 and 1901 by the Tripura king, Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya, and stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by Mughal gardens. It was the home of the ruling Manikya dynasty until the Tripura`s accession to India in October 1949.
The palace was purchased from the royal family by the Tripura government in 1972-73 for Rs. 2.5 million, and was used to house the state legislative assembly until July 2011. Ujjayanta Palace is now a state museum and it showcases the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition and utility crafts of communities residing in northeast India.
Known as ‘lake palace’ of Tripura, Neer-Mahal was constructed as a summer residence. It was Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Bahadur’s idea to build a palace in the beautiful Rudrasagar lake and in 1921 he accredited the British company Martin and Burns to construct the palace for him. The company took nine years to complete the work.
Sipahijola Wildlife Sanctuary, Bishalgarh
It is a woodland with an artificial lake and natural botanical and zoological gardens. It is famous for its clouded leopard enclosures. The sanctuary contains a variety of birds, primates, and other animals.
The terrain is green throughout the year and the weather is temperate except for the two humid summer months of March and April. It gives shelter to about 150 species of birds and the unique bespectacled monkey, Phayre’s langur.
Tripura Sundari Temple, Udaipur
Popularly known as Matabari, crowns in a small hillock and is served by the red-robed priests who traditionally, minister to the mother goddess Tripura Sundari. Considered to be one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, consists of a square type sanctum of the typical Bengali hut. It is believed that Sati’s right foot fell here during Lord Shiva’s Dance.
Mahamuni, Manubankul village
A beautiful pagoda was also built at Mahamuni. A famous week long fair is held every year in the month of March-April.
The Temple attracts thousands of Buddhist and non-Buddhist pilgrims from every corner of the state as well as from neighboring countries like Myanmar, Thailand, Srilanka, and Bangladesh.